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‘Ready for Hillary’ Mega-Donor Indicted

Monday, October 26th, 2015

By: Alana Goodman A major Hillary Clinton fundraiser has been indicted for false statements and identity theft related to the Deepwater Horizon litigation. The San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday that a federal grand jury in Mississippi has indicted Mikal Watts, a Texas attorney who has been accused of using false identities to inflate the number of clients he […]

Editorial: Will Mikal Watts’s imaginary clients testify on his behalf?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Southeast Texas Record, October 26, 2015 By: Record News People all over town thought Elwood P. Dowd was crazy because he claimed to have a friend named Harvey. Having a friend named Harvey is not much of a stretch, but this Harvey was a six-foot-tall invisible rabbit, and that did strain credulity. People all over […]

Dem stalwart Mikal Watts indicted

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

San Antonio Express New October 21, 2015 By:  Guillermo Contreras A federal grand jury in Mississippi has indicted nationally recognized plaintiff’s lawyer and Democratic stalwart Mikal Watts of San Antonio on charges of making false claims and identity theft in relation to the litigation involving BP over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, […]

Mostyn fights to disqualify TWIA counsel as agency considers settlements

Monday, April 8th, 2013

Last week, the board of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association met to consider taking the agency into receivership due to the thousands of pending Hurricane Ike lawsuits. Instead, the board agreed to consider a settlement offer from Houston attorney Steve Mostyn.

Okay, so maybe it wasn’t quite 44,510 . . .

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Read the newspaper accounts of self-proclaimed war heroes whose frauds have been exposed and you’ll understand the hazards of embroidery, embellishment and fabrication.

Texas trial lawyer eyes New York storm cases

Monday, March 18th, 2013

From his Austin office, Steve Mostyn looks east. Immediately before him, he sees the Texas Capitol, the domed building in which the state’s most powerful politicians have toiled for more than a decade to hobble the business of trial lawyers like himself.

Watts quits steering committee in middle of BP trial

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Following a recent government investigation into how he got his spot on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee, Texas attorney Mikal Watts abruptly resigned from his role in the middle of the BP oil spill trial.

Dem stalwart resigns from BP case amid Fed probe

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Amid a federal investigation into the legitimacy of his client list, nationally known San Antonio plaintiffs lawyer and Democrat stalwart Mikal C. Watts has resigned from litigation over the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

S.A. Democratic stalwart eyed

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Seven months after hosting a private $35,800-a-plate fundraiser for President Barack Obama at his home in The Dominion, nationally recognized plaintiff’s lawyer and Democratic Party stalwart Mikal C. Watts finds himself under federal investigation over the legitimacy of his client list in a case stemming from the 2010 BP oil spill.

Herding cats, or how to organize Democrats

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

When Democrats in the Texas House met in late January to elect Dallas Rep. Yvonne Davis as their leader by the slimmest of margins, she promised to listen to their voices – and not to un-elected outsiders, specifically, Houston Democratic benefactor Steve Mostyn.